Making a region synonymous with a particular industry requires patience, good timing, money, and taking the right approach to putting those pieces together. The same goes for building the organizations tasked with nurturing said industry.
Take the New England Water Innovation... Read more »
In one of the more dramatic biotech events in recent memory, the FDA convened an advisory panel on Tuesday to weigh the risks and benefits of a drug called drisapersen, which has the chance to be the first FDA-approved treatment for... Read more »
With a few exceptions, the long-promised revolution of gadgets that know stuff about you and use that data to do stuff for you has been running nowhere on a hamster wheel.
Yes, there are sexy, smart thermostats—for those who can afford... Read more »
gBETA, a free, six-week program for “pre-seed” startups affiliated with colleges and universities in Wisconsin, unveiled its newest class Tuesday. The group draws from several industries, including biotech, wearables, and software.
The class, the second in gBETA’s brief history, kicked off... Read more »
A veteran of commercialization and tech transfer efforts at universities like Harvard and Tufts and Boston Children’s Hospital, Erik Halvorsen was, at first, puzzled at receiving an offer to lead those initiatives at the Texas Medical Center.
“The Texas Medical Center?... Read more »
When we gather next week to talk about the future of technology, Actifio CEO Ash Ashutosh will kick things off by addressing what he calls the elephant in the room: that IT infrastructure is dead, and applications rule.
A corollary to... Read more »
Alexandria Real Estate Equities’ vision to turn a mostly undeveloped property in Research Triangle Park into its latest life science cluster is moving forward with a first phase intended to boost offerings for early-stage startups.
Pasadena, CA-based Alexandria (NYSE: ARE),... Read more »
There comes a point when every “new” campaign to nurture startups either matures itself or fades away. L’Oréal USA’s Women in Digital looks like it plans to stick around.
Now in its fourth year, the annual program continues to provide mentorship... Read more »
If Placester makes good on its vision of becoming a market leader with staying power, 2015 will be viewed as the year that the real estate software company turned the corner.
Among the milestones this year: Placester snagged $15 million in... Read more »
This week in Boston, we’re tracking new funds for software companies, the latest happenings in the local robotics sector, and an update in an Akamai patent lawsuit. Read on for details.
—PatientPing said it raised $9.6 million in a round led by... Read more »